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Building a Static API with Node.js

Learn how to build a static API with Node.js. We'll write a node build script that converts local YAML files into a set of structured JSON output files.

Apr 09, 2020

How to Build a Static API

An introduction on how to approach building a static API, which serves as the background for several specific tutorials on the topic.

Apr 08, 2020

How I Scaled a Hybrid Application using the Jamstack

I built an app for a one-day event that did not account properly for scale and took a huge performance hit. This is how we overcame that performance struggle using the Jamstack.

Apr 01, 2020

WTF is a Static API

Most APIs today are dynamic. But the Jamstack has provided a path for creating static APIs, which can be incredibly powerful and beneficial in the right scenario.

Mar 30, 2020

WTF is a Headless CMS

The headless CMS is a core tenet of the Jamstack approach, a gamechanging approach to building modern websites. Here is an intro to the headless CMS approach.

Mar 26, 2020

A Netlify Function That Sends Conditional Email Notifications

Conditional email notifications may be immortal, but we can still figure out how to implement them on emerging Jamstack websites.

May 30, 2019

From Zero to Functioning Netlify Function

A services-oriented architecture is a key component of the Jamstack, as it brings dynamic functionality to static sites. Here's how to get your feet wet by writing your first Netlify function.

May 23, 2019

Conditional Email Notifications through Netlify Forms and Hooks

Sending conditional email notifications based on the value of a user-submitted form field is still very much a thing, and it can be achieved via fun workaround when using Netlify forms.

May 18, 2019

How to Use Netlify Forms in a Gatsby Project

Netlify form handling is an extremely powerful feature that enables you to collect dynamic data from your users on your static sites. But it's a little tricky to get it working right within a Gatsby project. Here's a detailed look at a couple different ways of approaching Netlify forms for a Gatsby site.

May 06, 2019

What You Need to Know When Using Netlify Forms

Netlify forms are an incredibly powerful feature. They enable you to accept dynamically-driven user data on your static site. But you must understand a few key concepts about Netlify forms if you're going to have success working with them.

May 02, 2019

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